Ted O'Brien's Legislation

You are viewing the most recently published bills sponsored by Ted O'Brien.
S3533A-2013: Prohibits the sale or offering for sale of toys, and liquids, foods and beverages in containers, for children 3 or younger, containing bisphenol A sponsored by O'BRIEN
Committee: ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION | Search
Prohibits the sale or offering for sale of toys, and liquids, foods and beverages in containers, for children 3 or younger, containing bisphenol A; requires manufacturers of products containing bisphenol A to use the least toxic alternative chemical compound to replace bisphenol A. Read more...
S3514A-2013: Provides that any engine coolant or antifreeze that contains more than ten percent ethylene glycol shall only be sold if it contains 30 ppm of denatonium benzoate sponsored by O'BRIEN
Committee: CONSUMER PROTECTION | Search
Provides that any engine coolant or antifreeze that contains more than ten percent ethylene glycol shall only be sold if it contains at least thirty parts per million and a maximum of fifty parts per million of denatonium benzoate as a bittering agent to render it unpalatable. Read more...
S3516A-2013: Requires persons convicted of driving while intoxicated who are injured as a result and medically transported to a hospital to pay for same before license reissuance sponsored by O'BRIEN
Committee: TRANSPORTATION | Search
Requires persons convicted of driving while intoxicated who are injured as a result of such offense and are medically transported to a hospital to pay for such medical transport and other pre-hospital medical bills before they apply to have their license to drive reissued to them. Read more...
S3936A-2013: Provides a maximum $500 tax credit for taxpayer expenses not compensated by insurance related to the purchase of a qualified hearing aid sponsored by O'BRIEN
Committee: INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS | Search
Provides a maximum $500 tax credit for taxpayer expenses, not compensated by insurance or otherwise, related to the purchase of a qualified hearing aid for the taxpayer or a dependent; limited to election once every three years. Read more...
S3939A-2013: Relates to public-private partnerships to support at-risk children sponsored by O'BRIEN
Committee: SOCIAL SERVICES | Search
Provides that expenditures made by the county of Monroe or the Rochester city school district for preventive services described in paragraph b of this subdivision shall be subject to sixty-five percent state reimbursement; further provides that one hundred percent of Monroe county's local portion of claims for such services are comprised of privately donated funds. Read more...
S5576A-2013: Provides that no cell phone retailer shall sell or lease a cell phone in New York state which does not contain geofencing technology sponsored by O'BRIEN
Committee: CONSUMER PROTECTION | Search
Provides that on or after January 29, 2014, no cell phone retailer shall sell or lease a cell phone in New York state which does not contain geofencing technology which is activated and operational on such phone; defines terms; imposes civil penalties and fines. Read more...
S3938A-2013: Relates to permanent total disability benefits received by disabled volunteer firefighters sponsored by O'BRIEN
Committee: LOCAL GOVERNMENT | Search
Relates to permanent total disability benefits received by disabled volunteer firefighters; provides for a cost-of-living adjustment to such benefits. Read more...
S3531A-2013: Prohibits the use of atrazine sponsored by O'BRIEN
Committee: ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION | Search
Prohibits the use of atrazine. Read more...
S3937A-2013: Requires all insurance policies to provide a certain amount of coverage for hearing aids sponsored by O'BRIEN
Committee: INSURANCE | Search
Requires all health insurance policies to provide insurance coverage for the cost of hearing aids; provides that such coverage shall include coverage of at least $1,000 over a three year period; provides that children under the age of sixteen are allowed reimbursement for expenses related to the purchase of up to two hearing aids. Read more...
S6860-2013: Creates two new assault crimes for an assault on a retired peace officer or police officer who was previously involved with the assailant sponsored by O'BRIEN
Committee: CODES | Search
Relates to assault on a retired peace officer or police officer who was previously involved through a law enforcement role with the assailant; provides that intending to cause physical injury to such retired peace officer or police officer is assault in the second degree and intending to cause serious injury to such a retired peace officer or police officer is assault in the first degree. Read more...
S6859-2013: Prohibits state funds from being used for inmates' college education sponsored by O'BRIEN
Committee: CRIME VICTIMS, CRIME AND CORRECTION | Search
Prohibits state funds from being used for inmates' college education. Read more...
S6401-2013: Relates to the creation of an animal cruelty and animal fighting database sponsored by O'BRIEN
Committee: FINANCE | Search
Relates to the creation of an animal cruelty and animal fighting database; researches purposes; makes such database available to all law enforcement entities, district attorneys, duly incorporated humane societies, societies for the prevention of cruelty to animals, dog or cat protective associations and animal control officers. Read more...
S6319-2013: Provides that people arrested in connection with a felony must submit a DNA sample sponsored by O'BRIEN
Committee: FINANCE | Search
Provides that people arrested in connection with a felony must submit a DNA sample. Read more...
S6320-2013: Prohibits the rental of safety recalled cars until they are repaired in accordance with the recall sponsored by O'BRIEN
Committee: CONSUMER PROTECTION | Search
Restricts the rental of safety recalled cars until they are repaired in accordance with the recall; requires disclosure of such recall notices to prospective vehicle renters if such recalled cars have not been repaired. Read more...
S6317-2013: Prohibits the discharge of a firearm or long bow within 1000 feet of a school or school playground sponsored by O'BRIEN
Committee: ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION | Search
Prohibits the discharge of a firearm or long bow within 1000 feet of a school or school playground; increases the distance which hunters may hunt near schools from 500 feet to 1,000 feet. Read more...
S6318-2013: Enacts provisions to reduce the incidence of motor vehicle insurance fraud sponsored by O'BRIEN
Committee: INSURANCE | Search
Grants the superintendent of financial services authority to investigate fraudulent activities, such as motor vehicle operators who drive with no insurance coverage, and those who misrepresent their principal place of residence or where their motor vehicle is principally garaged and operated; authorizes the insurance frauds bureau to accept reports of suspected fraudulent insurance actions; requires insurance companies and self-insurers to report incidents of insurance fraud to the department of financial services; provides for compensation to law enforcement agencies for the prosecution of insurance fraud; directs the superintendent of state police to establish an insurance fraud reward program to those who report insurance fraud; directs the division of criminal justice services to collect and analyze information on insurance fraud; includes within the class D felony of forgery in the second degree, the forgery of a certificate of insurance or an insurance identification card; includes within the class C felony of forgery in the first degree, the forgery of 10 or more written instruments; includes within the class E felony of insurance fraud in the fourth degree, the operation of a motor vehicle in this state when the vehicle is insured in another state, but it is actually garaged in this state or the owner principally resides in this state; provides for the civil forfeiture of the proceeds of a fraudulent insurance act; requires applicants for motor vehicle registrations and driver's licenses to provide the department of motor vehicles with the address of their principal place of residence; establishes a temporary task force on motor vehicle insurance fraud. Read more...
S6130-2013: Requires public notice and hearing prior to any planned substantial change in service sponsored by O'BRIEN
Committee: TRANSPORTATION | Search
Requires public notice and hearing prior to any planned substantial change in service; defines "substantial change in service" to mean any change in frequency of service or change in route or complete or partial closing of a passenger stop or route; outlines places where posters shall be placed. Read more...
S6131-2013: Relates to knowingly possessing or harboring a hostile dog sponsored by O'BRIEN
Committee: CODES | Search
Relates to knowingly possessing or harboring a hostile dog which without justification attacks a person and causes serious physical injury or death or is not lawfully licensed, currently vaccinated for rabies and has no valid official identification tag affixed to its collar and cannot be restrained from chasing, worrying or attacking any person under the age of 16 in a manner capable of causing serious injury. Read more...
S6132-2013: Prohibits naming a building after a public official who was responsible for securing public funds for the person or entity naming the building sponsored by O'BRIEN
Committee: FINANCE | Search
Prohibits the naming of a building after a public official because such public official was responsible for securing public funds for the person or entity naming the building. Read more...
S6133-2013: Relates to unauthorized providers of health services sponsored by O'BRIEN
Committee: INSURANCE | Search
Relates to unauthorized providers of health services. Read more...
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